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    Swann hoping for September return

    Football is slowly making a return in England following the suspension of the 2019/20 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. More

  • Can Scunthorpe train up another star?

    Despite making only a handful of appearances for Scunthorpe United’s first team, John McAtee has reportedly caught the attention of Newcastle United. More

  • The sorry story of the Paul Hurst Curry Wurst

    There’s a popular pub in Ipswich, The Greyhound, that always has a football-themed item on its matchday menu. For years, it was the Big Mick Burger, named after long-serving manager Mick McCarthy. More

  • Why Scunthorpe United Fans should be Hopeful for the 2019/20 Season

    Scunthorpe’s relegation to the fourth tier of English football was heartbreaking, there is no getting around that. We don’t really need to be reminded, but Scunthorpe’s league form in 2019 was appalling. The Iron only managed to register two league victories from February until the end of the season which, ultimately, sealed their fate. In […] More

  • Scunthorpe – sports in an industrial town

    There should be no doubt about the commitment of  truly zealous sports fans: they dedicate their lives to their favourite disciplines, teams and athletes, they are interested in sports-related activities, follow the news, or even play a little themselves. This and much more goes to show us that there is always a need for investment […] More

  • The Jon Parkin interview

    Ex-Iron loan star Jon Parkin talks to Iron Bru about the release of his autobiography Feed the Beast, his time at Glanford Park under Alan Knill and why he nearly came to blows with Graham Alexander at Fleetwood Town. More

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    Could Forest splashing the cash on midfielder open the door for Yates return?

    Scunthorpe United are hoping that they can lure Nottingham Forest midfielder Ryan Yates back to Glanford Park this summer and will have been buoyed by the news that Forest have agreed a club-record fee of £13.2m for Benfica midfielder Joao Carvalho in the last couple of days. Forest are hoping that they can force through […] More

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    Empathy Is A Value We Need To Cultivate As Football Fans

    Three years ago, I read a book that changed the way I watch football. A Life Too Short: The Tragedy of Robert Enke is the best sports book I have ever read. Written by Ronald Reng, it details the struggles of German goalkeeper Robert Enke who lost his battle to depression, stepping in front of […] More

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    Can Scunthorpe go one better this season and gain promotion?

    Having escaped from The Den with a 0-0 draw against Millwall in the first leg of their League One play-off semi-final in early May, Scunthorpe United supporters could’ve been forgiven for thinking they had one foot in the showpiece final at Wembley already. However, despite holding a 1-0 lead in the return leg at Glanford […] More